Negativity is NOT the key to success

Negativity is NOT the key to success

We all know that negativity has an immense impact on how we feel, work and interact with others, so why do we allow those feelings to influence us so much? It is simple, as human beings we have a negativity bias. Our brain has a built-in negative bias that causes us...

read more
Forgiveness as a Strength

Forgiveness as a Strength

Knowing your strengths Knowing and developing one’s signature strengths is a core feature of Positive Psychology. Regularly using our top strengths, rather than focusing on our weaknesses is an evidenced based means of promoting well-being. That’s not to say we should...

read more
Grit. Grace. Gratitude. Duende.

Grit. Grace. Gratitude. Duende.

Duende (n.) the mysterious power of art to deeply move a person. “Heightened sense of passion.” It is incredibly brave to sit in the stillness of something beautiful. We dare to open our hearts to the isolation of depth within our own mind’s eye.  Our emotions can be...

read more

Research

Please click here for links to positive psychology research from around the world. Soon, we will  offer the first internet ‘dating’ service to match MAPP dissertation students with people who would like to collaborate.

Download

Please click here to download your complimentary copy of ’10 Ways to Improve Well-being’ by Bryony Shaw MAPP. We will be adding to our available downloads regularly.